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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 15th, 2020
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Central Bank announces introduction of Caribbean Guilder in 2021

~ A StMaartenNews.com review of the 2020 Budget of the Central Bank of Curacao & St. Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG – If it is up to the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten, then the Antillean guilders will disappear More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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Mental Health Law not being applied

PHILIPSBURG – In the supervision of mental health care in St. Maarten, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), the Health Inspectorate and the Public Prosecution Office do not comply More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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Distinction between natural and unnatural death remains unclear

PHILIPSBURG – The jury is still out on the cause of death of 43-year old psychiatric patient Caulette Julien. Dr. Kitty Pelswijk, the interim director of the Mental Health Foundation claims that Julien died of More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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PFP reports on first six months in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – Monday, August 10th, marked six months since the sitting Parliament was sworn in. Among the returning and new faces are Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MPs) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Editorial: Caribbean Reform Entity

The words of an insider: “We have met the conditions to get liquidity support via the 1st tranche and via the 2nd tranche. To get the 3rd tranche, we have to give up the country.” This seems to the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 26th, 2020
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Will the Caribbean Reform Entity become a reality?

  PHILIPSBURG – The number of corona-virus infections has pushed attention for the Caribbean Reform Entity (CRE) to the background – but it is still there. Since Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs left More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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A closer look at the effects of pension reform

PHILIPSBURG – Media reports about the reform of the pension system, combined with an advice from financial supervisor Cft have caused some confusion about the real state of affairs. Minister Panneflek announced More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: “Tourism industry exceeds carrying capacity”

~ Review Thesis of Arjen Alberts: “Tourism industry exceeds carrying capacity” ~ PHILIPSBURG – “I will show that Small Islands Tourism Economies not only exceeded their carrying capacity but also no longer More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
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Audit report: business license process is cumbersome

PHILIPSBURG – The business license process at the Economic License Department is cumbersome but there is plenty of room for improvement, it appears from the General Audit Chamber’s report entitled ‘Audit More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten: “Round Table Conference (RTC) in June 2021 to finalize decolonization”

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament and Faction Leader for the United People’s Party the honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten is calling on the Dutch Government to finalize the decolonization process that More...